Timber Frames, Sheet Metal Roofing and Historic Preservation

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Cathedral Attic Access Improvements and Structural Reinforcement, Paterson, New Jersey
Improvements and repairs in the roof framing of the Cathedral of St. John the Baptists, Paterson, NJ

Rooftop Cabana, Baltimore, Maryland
Timberframe Shelter for Rooftop Deck

Pre-Purchase Assessment, Thurmont, Maryland
A Basic Assessment Service for Potential Buyers of Historic Properties

Condition Assessment, Thurmont, Maryland
Assessment of the structural condition and needs of a timber framed home, barn or other building.

"Wooden structures given new life," Frederick News Post, November 25, 1996., Frederick, Maryland
"...there isn't a more solid, long-lasting construction..."

American Builders Quarterly, Spring 2009 - Volume 19, Thurmont, Maryland
"Detail makes the difference between a building that simply lasts as long as a mortgage and a building that lasts multiple generations."

Hog Barn to Musical Instrument Shop, New Market, MD, Maryland
Conversion of Small Barn to Musical Instrument Repair Shop and Boat House

Bank Barn Restoration, Near Frederick, Maryland
Bank Barn Restoration, Timber Frame, Masonry, Sheet Metal Roof

Timberframe Utility Building, Near New Market, Maryland
Turnkey Timber Frame Construction, Design and Permitting

Masterpiece Timberframe Garage, Falls Church, Virginia
Timberframe Garage and Work Shop

Victorian Carriage Barn Bisected and Resurrected!, Elk Ridge, Maryland
Victorian Carriage Barn Crushed by Falling Tree, Rebuilt and Back in Use

Victorian Farmhouse Galvanized Standing Seam Roof, Hagerstown, Maryland
Challenging Standing Seam Roof on Victorian Farm House and Addition

Summer Kitchen Reconstruction, Adamstown, Maryland
Restoration of a Detached Summer Kitchen

Dickerson, MD Barn, Dickerson, Maryland
Bank Barn Brought Back from the Brink

Bathroom and Porch Remodeling, Adamstown, Maryland
Reconstruction of Bathrooms and a Two-Story Porch on a Historic Stone House

Catoctin Mountin Cabin, Wolfsville, Maryland
Restoration of a Log House

A Cozy Log Home, Emmitsburg, Maryland
Restored Log Home Regains its Old Charm

Historic Barns of Maryland, Various, Maryland
Maryland Public Television's "Outdoors Maryland"

Historic 1880's Bank Barn Restoration, Dickerson, Maryland
Hilton Barn Restoration

Bowmansdale Covered Bridge, Grantham, Pennsylvania
Rehabilitation of Historic Covered Bridge

Fairfield Bank Barn, Fairfield, Pennsylvania
Extensive restoration of traditional Pennsylvania bank barn

Shamrock Shenanigans, Thurmont, Maryland
Newsletter of the Shamrock Restaurant, Vol. 33, Issue 2, Fall 2010

Garden Cottage, Silver Spring, Maryland
Backyard Getaway

Log Cabin, Mount St. Mary's University, Emmitsburg, Frederick County, Maryland
New Log Cabin, with Historic Clapboards

Gambrel Barn Roof With Cupolas, Frederick, MD, Maryland
Gambrel Barn Roof With Cupola

Roddy Road Covered Bridge, Thurmont, Maryland
Covered Bridge Restoration, Structural Stabilization

Log Cabin Restoration, Frederick County, Maryland
Log Cabin Restoration Project

Linden Farm Barn Restoration, Near Dickerson, Maryland
Multiple Barns Restored On A Historic Site

Historic District Skylights, Frederick, Maryland
We Installed a New Standing Seam Roof To Accomodate Skylights In The Historic District

Tree Posts In A School, Myersville, Maryland
Tree Posts Installed in the Recreation Area of a School

Barn Conversion to School Building, Near Myersville, Maryland
Conversion of Bank Barn to School Facility

Frick Custom Sawmill, Thurmont, Maryland
Custom Sawn Timbers from Native Species

New Stone Foundation For An Equipment Shed, Dickerson, Maryland
New Stone Foundation Under Historic Outbuilding

Brick Warehouse Masonry Restoration and Repointing, Near Frederick, Maryland
Repointing Historic Brick with Lime Based Mortar

"Treeposts", Frederick County, Maryland
Trees as Structural Posts with Natural Form

Residential Barn Conversion, Near Woodsboro, Maryland
Conversion of 18th Century Stone Bank Barn to Residential Use

Dahlgren Road Bank Barn, Frederick County, Maryland
Restoration of Historic Timber Framed Bank Barn

Log and Frame Farm House Restoration, Clarksburg, Maryland
18th Century Farm House, Restoration, Stone Foundation

Keymar Barn Restoration, Keymar, Maryland
New owner of a neglected barn hires Fitzgerald's Heavy Timber to restore the heavy timber frame.

Colonial Smoke House Reproduction, Berlin, Maryland
Reproduction Colonial Virginia Outbuilding

Blizzard of 2010, Frederick, MD, Maryland
FHTC Assists With Snow Removal

New Period Reproduction Home, Middletown, Washington County, Maryland
New 2 Story Timberframed Building, New Stone Foundation

Complex Tapered Standing Seam Roof Near Libertytown, MD, Near Libertytown, Maryland
Complex Standing Seam Roof Near Libertytown, MD

Wantz Electric Snow Collapse, Taneytown, MD, Maryland
When a Local Business' Building Collapsed Under an Extreme Snow Load FHTC Assisted to Reclaim the Structure

Thurmont Co-Op Fire Restoration, Thurmont, Maryland
When the Historic Thurmont Cooperative Burned FHTC Was There to Help Recover the Structure

Timber Framed House Addition, Carroll County, Maryland
Timberframe Addition to Brick Residence

Fallen Tree Removal From Log Cabin, Thurmont, MD, Maryland
FHTC Safely Removed a Large Fallen Tree From This Log Cabin

Corn Crib Renovation, New Market, MD, Maryland
Historic Corn Crib Adaptively Reused for Equipment and Material Storage Facility

Fisher Building, Frederick, Maryland
Structural Stabilization of Timber Framed and Masonry Building

Barn Conversion to Woodworking Shop, Near New Market, Maryland
1860 Bank Barn Conversion to Woodworking Studio

"Bridging the gap to a new look" - Frederick News Post, June 07, 2009, Frederick, Maryland
Restoration of Roddy Road Covered Bridge over Owens Creek near Thurmont.

"Bridge pavilion to be rebuilt," Frederick News Post, January 21, 1998., Frederick, Maryland
Preservationists Develop Park Pavilion at Historic Covered Bridge Site

"Barn expert talks construction, history in library series," Frederick News Post, January 11, 2009., Thurmont, Maryland
Historic Preservation Expert Gives Seminar on Period Barn Construction Techniques

"Local company builds them like they used to," Frederick News-Post, Jannuary 31, 2007., Woodsboro, Maryland
Excerpt From Frederick News Post Article, January 31, 2007

"Challenging renovation begins," Gazette.net, July 10, 2008., Frederick, Maryland
Restoration Company Furnishes Performance Bond for Timely Completion

"Barnstorming for ideas," Frederick News Post, March 3, 2009., Frederick, Maryland
Barn Restoration Consultant Presents Simple Repair Solutions

"The return of the Barnstormers Tour" - Frederick News Post, June 14, 2009, Frederick County, Maryland
1861 Bank Barn Conversion to Woodworking Shop

"Volunteers replace roof on historic bridge" - Gazette.Net, June 11, 2009, Thurmont, Maryland
Standing Seam Sheet Metal Roof over Historic Covered Bridge

"Structural Concerns Force Closure of Purcellville Roller Rink" - Leesburg Today, June 11, 2009, Leesburg, Maryland
Structural Repair of Failure in Timber Framed Tabernacle Building

"At home in the barn: Couple preserve a piece of history" - Frederick News Post, June 07, 2009, Woodsboro, Maryland
Conversion of 1788 Stone End Barn to Residence.

"Fisher renovations approved by city," Gazette.net, July 24, 2008., Frederick, Maryland
Rehabilitation of 3 Story Brick Warehouse for Office Space

1700's Farm House, Near Emmitsburg, Maryland
Wrap around porches, second story balcony and new galvanized, standing seam metal roof.

Barn Conversion to Recreational Building, Near Gaithersburg, Maryland
Adaptive Re-use of Barn to Recreational Purpose

New Timberframe Garage, Libertytown, Frederick County, Maryland
New Timberframe Building, Salvaged Timbers

Fitzgerald's Sheet Metal Roofing Services, Thurmont, Maryland
Standing Seam Sheet Metal Roofing Services

Copper Cupola Roof, Frederick County, Maryland
Standing Seam Copper Roof for Cupola

Terne Metal Roof on Residence, Newmarket, Frederick County, Maryland
Standing Seam Terne Metal Roof Installation

Residental Copper Roof, Hanover County, Virginia
Standing Seam Copper Roof Installation, Residential

Barn Roof, Montgomery County, Maryland
Standing Seam Sheet Metal Barn Roof Installation

New Log Cabin, Montgomery County, Maryland
New Log Cabin with Hand Hewn Logs

Stone Restoration, Near Woodsboro, Maryland
Repointing and Restoration Blue Stone Foundation

Stone Repointing and Restoration, Near Dickerson, Maryland
Repointing and Restoration of Stone Foundation, Lime Mortar

Hand Hewn Timber Frame, Frederick County, Maryland
Hand Hewn Timber Frame from Salvaged Wood

Hand Hewn Log Cabin, Montgomery County, Maryland
Hand Hewn Logs for Log Cabin

Kingsley Corncrib, Gaithersburg, Montgomery County, Maryland
Restoration of Timberframe Corncrib

Loy's Station Covered Bridge, Thurmont, Maryland
Covered Bridge King Post Truss Repair

Utica Covered Bridge, Thurmont, Maryland
Covered Bridge Arch Truss Repair

Design, Thurmont, Maryland
Design Consulting Services

"Bridge will span another century," The Leader, January 31, 1997., Frederick, Maryland
The Leader Article, January 31, 1997.